News & Insights
- CLL Partner Mary L. Kevlin Featured in Profile by “Super Lawyers”Mary L. Kevlin
“Super Lawyers” New York Metro 2019 featured Mary L. Kevlin in a profile entitled “Protecting the Plate.” We hope you enjoy reading the article.
- Privacy Law Alert – New York State Enacts a New Electronic Data Privacy Protection LawDanielle J. Siegel
In July 2019, New York State passed the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act, N.Y. G.B.L. § 899 et seq. (the “SHIELD Act”), which goes into effect on March 21, 2020.
- Website Law Alert – A Defense That May Succeed Against an ADA Non-Compliance SuitRaphael S. Nemes
A ruling from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York has opened the door for a website owner to successfully defend a lawsuit claiming that a website does not comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by arguing that the issue has been resolved and the claim is moot.
- Fragrance Industry Insight – Different Bottle Configurations May Be Confusingly SimilarWilliam M. Borchard
Coscentra B.V. of the Netherlands sought to extend to the U.S. its International Registration of a three-dimensional perfume bottle in the shape of a male torso. A U.S. extension is examined just like any other U.S. application.
The Second Circuit affirms summary judgment for our client.
- THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING’S IMAGE IS HELD TO BE A FAMOUS MARK THAT CANNOT BE REGISTERED AS PART OF AN UNAUTHORIZED TRADEMARK FOR BEER
We prevented registration of a mark on likelihood of dilution grounds.
- WORLD SERIES is held to be a very famous mark that cannot be registered in the unauthorized trademark HIGH SCHOOL WORLD SERIES.
We successfully opposed a registration on likelihood of confusion grounds.
We succesfully represented our client, Major League Baseball Partners, Inc.
We established that cigarette rolling paper size designations are generic.
We enforce our client’s copyrights.
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“One of the best trademark outfits in the United States”, Cowan Liebowitz & Latman is “an exceptional IP boutique that serves many leading brands”. “It is a huge player on the prosecution side, as it houses a raft of skilled professionals, which grants it a reservoir of expertise that few can match.” The group also boasts an enviable record in litigation and has been central in a myriad of important cases. “ The consistency of its lawyers and its longevity speak volumes to its quality.”2018 WTR 1000, The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals
Meichelle MacGregor is "a first-rate litigator and counsellor who recently won a Client Choice award for trademark practice in New York."2019 WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals
Many of the lawyers here earn vociferous praise from the market: chair Jonathan King and litigator Eric Shimanoff, for example, are “first-rate attorneys who demonstrate mastery of their subject”. Recently, these “zealous advocates” litigated against Crocs on behalf of Car-Freshener.2019 WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals
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